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2021 Grammy Awards Winners: Beyonce, Burnaboy, Wizkid Sqoop Awards

The 2021 Grammy Awards were history-making in more ways than one. Billie Eilish became the first soloist this century to win Record of the Year two years in a row, and the first act to do so since U2 did for “Everything I Wanted.”

Beyoncé made history in the Grammys by becoming the female performing artist with the most career Grammy wins ever after picking up trophies for “Black Parade” and “Savage,” with Megan Thee Stallion.

‘I am so honored. I’m so excited. Thank you,’ said the singer, who made a surprise showing at the gala she has skipped for the past several years, wearing a curve-hugging black leather mini dress. 

Beyonce also became the most nominated female artist in Grammys history with 79, tied with Paul McCartney as the second most nominated act and only one behind husband Jay-Z and industry legend Quincy Jones.

Take a look at the full list of winners below:

Here is a list of winners in key categories at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards, which were handed out on Sunday in Los Angeles.

Album of the Year: Taylor Swift, ‘folklore’

Record of the Year, recognizing overall performance on a song: Billie Eilish, ‘Everything I Wanted’

Song of the Year, for songwriting: H.E.R., Dernst Emile II and Tiara Thomas, ‘I Can’t Breathe’

Best New Artist: Megan Thee Stallion

Megan Thee Stallion. PHOTOS BY AFP
Megan Thee Stallion. PHOTOS BY AFP

Best Music Video: Beyonce, ‘Brown Skin Girl’

Best Rap Album: Nas, ‘King’s Disease’

Best Rap Song: Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyonce, ‘Savage’

Best Rap Performance: Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyonce, ‘Savage’

Best Rock Album:The Strokes, ‘The New Abnormal’

Best Rock Song: Brittany Howard, ‘Stay High’

Best Rock Performance: Fiona Apple, ‘Shameika’

Best Pop Vocal Album: Dua Lipa, ‘Future Nostalgia’

Dua Lipa
Dua Lipa

Best Pop Solo Performance: Harry Styles, ‘Watermelon Sugar’

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande, ‘Rain on Me’

Best R&B Album: John Legend, ‘Bigger Love’

Best R&B Performance: Beyonce, ‘Black Parade’

Best Alternative Music Album: Fiona Apple, ‘Fetch the Bolt Cutters’

Best Global Music Album: Burna Boy, ‘Twice as Tall’

Burna Boy

Best Country Album: Miranda Lambert, ‘Wildcard’

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album: Kanye West, ‘Jesus Is King’

Best Comedy Album: Tiffany Haddish, ‘Black Mitzvah’

Best Song Written for Visual Media: Billie Eilish, ‘No Time to Die’ (for ‘No Time to Die’)

📌 Full list of winners of Grammy Awards 2021 ( Winners are in bold)

✳ Best Global Music Album

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Antibalas

TWICE AS TALL by Burna Boy  – WINNER

✳ Record of the Year

Black Parade by Beyoncé

Colors by Black Pumas

Rockstar by DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch

Say So by Doja Cat

Everything I Wanted by Billie Eilish — winner

Don’t Start Now by Dua Lipa

Circles by Post Malone

Savage by Megan Thee Stallion

✳ Album of the Year

Chilombo by Jhené Aiko

Black Pumas by Black Pumas

Everyday Life by Coldplay

Djesse Vol. 3 by Jacob Collier

Women in Music Pt. III by Haim

Future Nostalgia by Dua Lipa

Hollywood’s Bleeding by Post Malone

Folklore by Taylor Swift — winner

✳ Best R&B Performance

Lightning & Thunder, Jhené Aiko featuring John Legend

Black Parade, Beyoncé — winner

All I Need, Jacob Collier featuring Mahalia and Ty Dolla Sign

Goat Head, Brittany Howard

See Me, Emily King

✳ Best Pop Vocal Album

Changes, Justin Bieber

Chromatica, Lady Gaga

Future Nostalgia, Dua Lipa — winner

Fine Line, Harry Styles

Folklore, Taylor Swift

✳ Best Rap Song

The Bigger Picture, Lil Baby

The Box, Roddy Ricch

Laugh Now, Cry Later, Drake featuring Lil Durk

Rockstar, DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch

Savage, Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé — winner

✳ Song of the Year

Black Parade by Beyoncé

The Box by Roddy Ricch

Cardigan by Taylor Swift

Circles by Post Malone

Don’t Start Now by Dua Lipa

Everything I Wanted by Billie Eilish

I Can’t Breathe by H.E.R. — winner

If the World Was Ending by JP Saxe featuring Julia Michaels

✳ Best Latin Pop or Urban Album

YHLQMDLG, Bad Bunny — winner

Por Primera Vez, Camilo

Mesa Para Dos, Kany García

Pausa, Ricky Martin

3:33, Debi Nova

✳ Best Melodic Rap Performance

Rockstar, DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch

Laugh Now, Cry Later, Drake featuring Lil Durk

Lockdown, Anderson .Paak — winner

The Box, Roddy Ricch

Highest in the Room, Travis Scott

✳ Best Pop Solo Performance

Yummy by Justin Bieber

Say So by Doja Cat

Everything I Wanted by Billie Eilish

Don’t Start Now by Dua Lipa

Watermelon Sugar by Harry Styles — winner

Cardigan by Taylor Swift

✳ Best Country Album

Lady Like, Ingrid Andress

Your Life Is a Record, Brandy Clark

Wildcard, Miranda Lambert — winner

Nightfall, Little Big Town

Never Will, Ashley McBryde

✳  Best New Artist

Ingrid Andress

Phoebe Bridgers

Chika

Noah Cyrus

D Smoke

Doja Cat

Kaytranada

Megan Thee Stallion — winner

✳ Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Un Dia (One Day) by J Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny and Tainy

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Intentions by Justin Bieber featuring Quavo

Dynamite by BTS

Rain on Me by Lady Gaga featuring Ariana Grande — winner

Exile by Taylor Swift featuring Bon Iver

✳ Best Rock Performance

Shameika, Fiona Apple — winner

Not, Big Thief

Kyoto, Phoebe Bridgers

The Steps, Haim

Stay High, Brittany Howard

Daylight, Grace Potter

✳ Best Rock Album

A Hero’s Death, Fontaines D.C.

Kiwanuka, Michael Kiwanuka

Daylight, Grace Potter

Sound & Fury, Sturgill Simpson

The New Abnormal, The Strokes — winner

✳ Best Alternative Music Album

Fetch the Bolt Cutters, Fiona Apple — winner

Hyperspace, Beck

Punisher, Phoebe Bridgers

Jamie, Brittany Howard

The Slow Rush, Tame Impala

✳ Best R&B Song

Better Than I Imagine, Robert Glasper featuring H.E.R. and Meshell Ndegeocello — winner

Black Parade, Beyoncé

Collide, Tiana Major9 and Earthgang

Do It, Chloe x Halle

Slow Down, Skip Marley and H.E.R.

✳ Best Progressive R&B Album

Chilombo, Jhené Aiko

Ungodly Hour, Chloe x Halle

Free Nationals, Free Nationals

Fuck Yo Feelings, Robert Glasper

It Is What It Is, Thundercat — winner

✳ Best Rap Performance

Deep Reverence, Big Sean featuring Nipsey Hussle

Bop, DaBaby

What’s Poppin, Jack Harlow

The Bigger Picture, Lil Baby

Savage, Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé — winner

Dior, Pop Smoke

✳ Best Rap Album

Black Habits, D Smoke

Alfredo, Freddie Gibbs and the Alchemist

A Written Testimony, Jay Electronica

King’s Disease, Nas — winner

The Allegory, Royce Da 5’9″

✳ Best Country Solo Performance

Stick That in Your Country Song, Eric Church

Who You Thought I Was, Brandy Clark

When My Amy Prays, Vince Gill — winner

Black Like Me, Mickey Guyton

Bluebird, Miranda Lambert

✳ Best Country Song

Bluebird, Miranda Lambert

The Bones, Maren Morris

Crowded Table, The Highwomen — winner

More Hearts Than Mine, Ingrid Andress

Some People Do, Old Dominion

✳ Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

Jack Antonoff

Dan Auerbach

Dave Cobb

Flying Lotus

Andrew Watt — winner

✳ Best Music Film

Beastie Boys Story, Beastie Boys

Black Is King, Beyoncé — winner

We Are Freestyle Love Supreme, Freestyle Love Supreme

Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice, Linda Ronstadt

That Little Ol’ Band From Texas, ZZ Top

✳ Best Global Music Album

Fu Chronicles, Antibalas

Twice as Tall, Burna Boy — winner

Agora, Bebel Gilberto

Love Letters, Anoushka Shankar

Amadjar, Tinariwen

✳ Best American Roots Performance

Colors, Black Pumas

Deep in Love, Bonny Light Horseman

Short and Sweet, Brittany Howard

I’ll Be Gone, Norah Jones and Mavis Staples

I Remember Everything, John Prine — winner



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